In the eleventh episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss recent publications and issues related to COVID-19 including the retraction of two major trials on hydroxychloroquine from Lancet and NEJM, the results of a trial investigating hydroxychloroquine as post-exposure prophylaxis for COVID-19, and the results of a study investigating transmission and viral shedding of COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/10/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
In the twelfth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss the most recent information on COVID-19 vaccines and testing. This episode will review the mechanisms and clinical trial status of each vaccine currently in development and discuss recent literature comparing different sampling techniques in COVID-19 testing. Lastly, faculty will explore how pre-test probability is important to understanding test accuracy. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/16/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
This study looked at hospitalizations following legislation that legalized marijuana use in Colorado compared to two states that have not legalized marijuana, New York and Oklahoma. The goal was to determine what impact this law might have on common and chronic conditions. It found hospitalizations for some conditions increased while issues of social anxiety disorder decreased.
Join us as we discuss key points from the 2019 update to the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes consensus report. This update is now reflected in the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care—2020.
Review the latest research on the impact of Non-Nutritive Sweeteners (NNS) on mortality, disease, and intermediate outcomes like microbiome and gut hormones.
The USPSTF recently issued a Draft Grade A recommendation that all at-risk patients be offered pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent the transmission of HIV. This multi drug, single pill regimen can lower risk of HIV and potentially prevent lifelong burden of disease. While only a draft recommendation, the USPSTF expects, after stakeholder comment, to continue to support an A recommendation to offer for all patients who are increased risk.
Many adults report having food allergies. However, many of those who have a food allergy have not been diagnosed by a physician and many who report having a food allergy may not have one at all. Join us for a discussion and recent review of data about the prevalence of food allergies in adults, and how to assess and manage food allergies.
There has been increasing interest in the use of endovascular reperfusion for patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke. The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) have jointly developed a nationwide registry to evaluate the benefits of these techniques on stroke outcomes. During this episode we will review a recent retrospective cohort study of almost 7,000 patients presenting with an acute ischemic stroke that demonstrates a significant benefit to endovascular reperfusion, even several hours after the onset of symptoms.
Get your questions answered by an expert faculty in Infectious Disease. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 7, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
This lecture will focus on the problem of chronic pain, its burden on the patient, and the societal consequences that result from mismanagement. The faculty will present strategies for pharmacologic (opioid and non-opioid) and nonpharmacologic management of chronic pain and the evidence behind them. With improved insight into controlling and managing opioid therapy as well as medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, you can help protect your patients from the opioid epidemic. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.